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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This is the Hop Rising IIPA which is different than Squatter’s Hop Rising Pale Ale which is no longer being produced.


evanlarkin's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - JUL 28, 2013
pale, semi-hazy orange with a full finger of lingering white head. Aromas of grapefruity citrus and pine resonate, with very little else showing through. Taste is a citrus of a different color, kind of a melon-flavored pine combination. Very interesting. Fairly sweet, with some malt showing through. Only real complaint is a detectable metallic flavor. Doesn’t taste very boozy. Finish is clean, which surprises me.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokephibroke (287) - Mead, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2014
A bit sweet with some resins and hops. Really not deep in neither aroma nor flavor profile. A little sour.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmill527 (74) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 23, 2014
A fine DIPA that will not disappoint a fellow hop lover. Minimal head, not much aroma, but tastes great - typical strong hoppy DIPA taste. Would buy again, good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
johnnymusky (180) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Poured from bottle....way solid beer...for less hops than i like this is fantastic...cannot taste the 9.0%

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1828) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 21, 2014
can @ Habersham Beverage / Savannah GA --- Clear dark orange amber, steady 1/4" off-white head cover, full cover of lace cobwebs. Aroma is citrus malt. Taste is strong caramel malt that is immediately challenged by strong citrus. The two marry, coasting to a lingering, warn-alcohol finish. A solid IPA, although the hop-heads will find it unfulfilling. Recommended.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LearninBeer (363) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2014
The aroma is hops! Spruce, citrus and floral. Pours a copper/orange/gold color, hazy with big white head, mostly diminishing and excellent lacing. The taste is light to medium bitter. The body is medium, the texture creamy, the carbonation lively and the finish bitter. A very good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2188) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2014
7/9/2014. From bottle. Amber with a white head. Sweet caramel aromas with pine and resin. Boozy caramel flavors, a bit sticky and too much alcohol burn for my taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kkleu357 (253) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Dark yellow orange body with a nice cream head. Citrus hop aroma with a mild earth smell. Thick creamy mouth feel. Taste bitter citrus with a slight sweet aftertaste. This is pretty good. Better than expected.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (4385) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle split w/Travlr. Deep gold pour with a large white head. Hot melon and cantaloupe. Honey. Taste of hot cross buns. White raisin, honeyed pear and cantaloupe. Chewy sweet malts. Brown sugar. Hot. Medium body, oily. Drinks to its strength. Decent.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evilhomer3k (4) - Iowa, USA - JUN 25, 2014 does not count
Bottle to IPA glass. Poured a slightly hazy golden brown. Not a much of a head but nice lacing on the glass. Lots of citrus and pine notes. A little carbonation but not too much (about right). Aftertaste is pleasant without too much pine. While I have had better double IPAs it’s a very good IIPA at any price and is a bargain at it’s current price.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RABinCO (1164) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bootle poured into a glass. Amber pour with a super thick off-white head that just won’t go away. Aroma is kind of nail polish remover, hints of citrus and cereal malt. Taste, even the slightest sip, is bracingly bitter. Exactly what I would expect from a DIPA of his ABV. Basically a hoppy barleywine.


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